Cars timing was advanced from standard to 14 degrees BTDC a while back. Whilst doing a turbo conversion, is it going to be alright leaving the timing advanced like this, or is it best to drop it back? Or what do you turbo boys and girls recommend?
Have a little trouble with my 1.8. Did a full belts swap with new tensioners and pulleys etc about 30 miles ago. Post cam belt change car started up perfectly, drove lovely, went for a long test drive, all good. Engine just felt a little under power and the power delivery felt...
Anybody else fitted a 1.6 c.a.s. to a 1.8 engine? I bought one off ebay advertized as 1.8 but was in fact for a 1.6. Hell of an effort to get it in there but it seems to work ok :unsure: Done a few hundred miles on it by now.
This is going to be quite vague.. I do apologise.
Just noticed it getting worse on my way home from work but didn't get a chance to video it and post it to see what you guys think.
The car is a UK model, 1995 NA 1.6. With 69000 miles.
Basically getting a squeak from one of the...
... Went to my local garage I get a lot of work done and turns out I couldn't crank up the timing due to someone putting on the crank pulley wrong. Haha
This made me laugh.. what a tool!
Well it's either that or the CAM sensor is gone.. But I can't see how the car would still run normally with...
I spent the past weekend doing a cambelt change on my 92' 1.6 Eunos. other than a really stubborn crank bolt it went relatively well. FYI its a long nose crank and the end of the crank + woodruf key were in excellent condition.
i took the car out for a drive to check every thing was...
EDIT: Revisited in Feb 2017 - some more tips, corrections, clarifications, and simplifications!
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I'm not a professional mechanic. I'm what many would call a bedroom mechanic. I work in IT and am interested in cars. I'm a long time lurker and recently bought my first MX5 (2001 Mk2.5...